The fast-developing science of geospatial statistics offers new insights into diverse health challenges, from cancer hotspots to problems of air pollution and the spread of COVID-19. Three new projects should yield a better understanding of what causes disease in Saudi Arabia and how to fight it.
The KAUST 2023 Workshop on Statistics showcased the significant impact of statistics and data science in various fields, including health, the environment, and renewable energy, emphasizing their importance in shaping a better and more sustainable future.
Skin organoids offer a powerful platform for drug discovery in the ongoing fight against the virus formerly known as monkeypox.
KAUST Assistant Professor of Statistics Paula Moraga recently received the Letten Prize 2023 for Young Researchers. Established in 2018, the Letten Prize is a collaboration between the Letten Foundation and the Young Academy of Norway.
Weather variability and extreme events affect the optimal design and operation of renewable energy systems, particularly for striking a trade off between life cycle cost and carbon dioxide emissions.
KAUST graduates are characterized by the rigor of their Ph.D. programs, the long hours spent in the lab and classroom, juggling professional and personal commitments, achieving a work-life balance and, more recently, the ability to adapt to a global pandemic.
KAUST Distinguished Professor of Statistics Marc Genton has received the Royal Statistical Society’s (RSS) 2023 Barnett Award.
KAUST Ph.D. statistics student Paolo Victor Redondo was selected as a runner-up in the American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Statistics in Imaging Section 2023 Distinguished Student Paper Award Competition
KAUST Associate Professor of Statistics Raphaël Huser has been awarded the Abdel El-Shaarawi Early Investigator (AEEI) Award 2022 from The International Environmetrics Society (TIES), an association of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).